Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
All warfare is based on deception.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.